Tag: 'Victoria Derby'

Field of Gold

Pike searching for Guineas Gold

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is confident strapping chestnut Field Of Gold can be in the thick end of the prizemoney in Saturday’s Group 1 Al...
Spirit of Gaylard

Spirit of Gaylard adds to Kiwi dominance

Just two races after Verry Elleegant’s dominant Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) victory, fellow New Zealand-bred Spirit of Gaylard continued the Kiwi flavour at Flemington...
Explosive Jack

Muollo upbeat ahead of Melbourne Cup

New Zealand breeder Luigi Muollo is quietly confident that triple Derby winner Explosive Jack can put his Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) run behind him...
Hitotsu wins VRC Derby

Hitotsu justifies favouritism in Victoria Derby

Despite having only won a maiden at Donald, Ciaron Maher & David Eustace’s Hitotsu was backed as if unbeatable in Saturday’s Group 1 VRC Derby,...

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | October 30, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees 15 meetings being held on this Saturday afternoon, headlined by the Group 1 VRC Derby at Flemington. Our racing...

Flemington Derby Day preview, betting tips & quaddie | 30/10/2021

Flemington will host a bumper nine-race card on Saturday, October 30, and HorseBetting.com.au brings you the race-by-race preview, best bets and free quaddie numbers for...
VRC Derby betting tips

2021 Victoria Derby runner-by-runner preview & betting tips

The Group 1 Victoria Derby is the feature event on Flemington's nine-race card on Saturday. HorseBetting's James Herbert presents his runner-by-runner preview and betting tips...
Forgot You at Moonee Valley

Forgot You tops Victoria Derby betting after barrier draw

A full field of 20 has been assembled for the Victoria Derby at Flemington this Saturday, with Forgot You now the outright favourite for the...

Who are the top 5 VRC Derby winners this millennium?

As we prepare for what is shaping to be a bumper edition of the VRC Derby, HorseBetting takes a look back over the past 20...
Tutukaka

Tutukaka triumphant in Geelong Classic

The Tony Pike-trained Tutukaka confirmed his staying prowess when powering home to land the Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) on Wednesday under a patient Damian Lane...
Tutukaka

Classic ambitions for Tutukaka

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike believes quality three-year-old Tutukaka can bounce back to form in Wednesday’s Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) as the Tavistock gelding presses on...
The Chosen One

The Chosen One on target for third Caulfield Cup tilt

A barnstorming finish for second behind Delphi in Saturday’s Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) at Caulfield indicated the Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained The...
Samarkand

Baker and Forsman throw in dual entry for Victoria Derby

Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman have set their sights on another Derby triumph in Australia. In the past 11 years, the stable has...
Stimulant

Pike and Asano dominate at Riccarton

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike took a big team south to Riccarton on Saturday and dominated proceedings, winning five of the 11 races on the day....
Tutukaka

Tutukaka continues march towards Victoria Derby

Kiwi raider Tutukaka will continue his march towards the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) next month when he lines-up in the Listed Super Impose Stakes...
Johnny Get Angry

Turnbull test for Derby winner

Group One winner Johnny Get Angry will continue his path towards the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) when he lines-up in the Group 1 Turnbull...
Johnny Get Angry

Group One return for Johnny Get Angry

Kiwi-bred Johnny Get Angry will have his first Group One hit-out since winning the Victoria Derby (2500m) last year when he lines-up in the Makybe...
Tutukaka

Derby campaign commences for Tutukaka

Don’t expect Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) candidate Tutukaka to win his seasonal debut at Flemington on Saturday, but he should be making solid ground...
Tutukaka

Syndicates paying dividends for Pike supporters

Like most New Zealand trainers, Cambridge horseman Tony Pike is champing at the bit to see thoroughbred racing recommence once the current COVID lockdown restrictions...
Dawn Parade

Pike eager to see resumption of racing

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is happy to be treading water waiting for the return of racing but his mood might change if New Zealand’s COVID-19-enforced...
Sherwood Forest

Melbourne Cup hopeful Sherwood Forest set to resume at Cambridge

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike’s confidence is growing that Saturday’s meeting on his home track will go ahead. Under the Government’s Level 4 Covid-19 protocols, Saturday’s...
Beauden

Beauden gearing up for Melbourne Campaign

Class Waikato galloper Beauden is being set some lofty Melbourne targets this spring. The multiple stakes winner appeared in public for the first time this...
Catalyst

Trans-Tasman plans for Catalyst

Tony Pike is looking forward to spring racing with his new acquisition Catalyst. The rising five-year-old son of Darci Brahma won six of his 10...
Johnny Get Angry

Corstens thrilled for great mate Pagan

AFL Great-turned trainer Denis Pagan provided one of the feel-good stories of 2020 when preparing Johnny Get Angry to win the Group 1 Victoria Derby...
Johnny Get Angry

Pagan kicks Derby goal with Kiwi bred

In an amazing result, former AFL coach Denis Pagan has won the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) with New Zealand-bred Johnny Get Angry (NZ) (Tavistock)...